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Tony Robinson was 19 when he was shot and killed by officer Matthew Kenny in March 2015 at an apartment building where he was visiting friends. His death
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The settlement was the largest ever for a police-shooting lawsuit in Wisconsin, according to Loevy & Loevy, the Chicago law firm representing Robinson’s family, which announced the settlement in a statement.

Before the incident, friends had called police saying Robinson was behaving strangely. Kenny, the first officer on the scene, said Robinson punched him in the head repeatedly and that he shot the teen several times out of fear for his safety. A criminal investigation exonerated Kenny of wrongdoing.

The family disputed that account and sued for damages, saying the police violated Robinson’s civil rights. The case had been due to go before a jury later this month.

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Jim Palmer, executive director of the Wisconsin Professional Police Association, said in a statement on Kenny’s behalf that the officer’s actions were “lawful and
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“Matt strongly believes that this lawsuit should have gone to trial, and he deeply regrets that he is being deprived of the opportunity to defend himself before a jury of his peers,” Palmer said.

The Madison Police Department said in a statement that Police Chief Mike Koval stood behind his officer, who now works in the department’s training section, and
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But the source denied that Bureau Chief Li and Secretary Huang are local officials.

“After this dinner was exposed, we checked the photos and confirmed that none of our staff were seen in the photos,” the source told Beijing News. “We also sent the photos to another 14 investment promotion bureaus within the autonomous region to find out who Li and Huang are. The result was that they are not
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“The Senate must insist upon 60 votes for any Supreme Court nominee, a bar that was met by each of President Obama’s nominees,” Schumer said in the statement. “The burden is on Judge Neil Gorsuch to prove himself to be within the legal mainstream and, in this new era, willing to vigorously defend the Constitution from abuses of the executive branch.”

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If Gorsuch has to pass the 60-vote threshold, and Democrats remain united, it could spark yet another showdown in the Senate over rules. Democrats used the so-called nuclear option to change the rules for lower court nominees in 2013 after the nation’s second-highest court, the appeals court for the federal circuit, was left four judges short of its normal complement because of GOP obstruction.

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The Democrats’ 2016 vice presidential nominee, Sen. Tim Kaine (Va.), made a case similar to Schumer’s.

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By Monday, five listed Chinese companies, mostly high-tech firms, had filed their annual reports to the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges — all reported higher profits in 2016 compared with the previous year.

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The high-tech sector’s industrial output rose 10.8 percent last year, faster than the 6-percent growth in the overall industrial output of major companies, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said last week.

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Only two of the 60 cultural and media companies forecast losses. Perfect World Co, a Beijing-based entertainment company, said its 2016 profits may rise by between 740 and 770 percent.

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Nine steel companies among 22 firms that had issued forecasts shook off losses and began profiting in 2016, while only three of the 22 forecast losses.

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China’s producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, jumped 5.5 percent year-on-year in December to reach a five-year high, showing the country’s economy enjoyed steadier footing.

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